President Trump’s personal attorney Rudy Giuliani has petitioned a federal court in Pennsylvania to allow him to represent the president in a dispute that has oral arguments scheduled for Tuesday afternoon.
In a filing Tuesday morning, Mr. Giuliani is asking the court to allow him to practice alongside Marc Scaringi and Brian Caffrey, two Pennsylvania lawyers admitted to practice in the Middle District of Pennsylvania.
Mr. Giuliani’s law license is active in New York.
Generally, lawyers can practice out of state so long as they are accompanied by a locally-licensed attorney, which is referred to as pro hac vice.
The move comes in a challenge to more than 600,000 votes in Pennsylvania as the president hopes to reverse a projected win for presumptive President-elect Joseph R. Biden.
On Monday, the president’s counsel asked to withdraw from the case, and his new counsel from Scaringi Law petitioned the judge, asking for the oral arguments to be postponed. They were originally